• The Nile Hilton Incident (2017)

The Nile Hilton Incident

Release Date: August 11th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

A police officer in Cairo investigates the murder of a famous club singer at the Nile Hilton Hotel. What initially seems to be a crime of passion turns into something that concerns the power elite of Egypt.

Cast: Fares Fares, Mari Malek, Yasser Ali Maher, Slimane Dazi, Ahmed Selim, Mohamed Yousry, Hania Amar, Tareq Abdalla

Director: Tarik Saleh

Genres: Mystery , Thriller , Crime drama

Production Co: Chimney, Final Cut for Real, Film i Väst, Atmo Production, ostlicht filmproduktion, Co Made

Keywords: 2010s, Underdog, Pursuit, Murder, Dark, Hotel, Police officer, Tense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Justin LoweThe Hollywood Reporter

    The Nile Hilton Incident represents the type of penetrating filmmaking that only a writer-director intimately familiar with Egyptian culture but possessing an outsider’s perspective could convincingly accomplish. show more

  • 63
    Ed GonzalezSlant Magazine

    The film may not reimagine our sense of how the ties that bind bad men are rewritten in times of war, but it nonetheless gives a casually electric sense of how hardscrabble lives persist in such times. show more

  • 80
    Olly RichardsEmpire

    A story with all the qualities of a classic LA noir is given a very effective spin by transposing it to politically charged Cairo. It’s angry, frustrated and thrilling. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com


Winner Best Sound
Guldbagge Award (2018)
Winner Best Picture
Guldbagge Award (2018)
Winner Best Costume Design
Guldbagge Award (2018)
Winner Best Set Design
Guldbagge Award (2018)
Nominated Best Make-up/Hair
Guldbagge Award (2018)